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Knocked-down utility pole forces brief closure of Campbell Boulevard

A vehicle knocked down a utility pole on Campbell Boulevard before the morning rush hour Friday, forcing authorities to close the road for a short time near the Niagara-Erie County line, Niagara County sheriff’s officials reported.

The accident occurred shortly before 7 a.m. on Campbell Boulevard, near Tonawanda Creek Road.

One male was taken to a local hospital with what authorities described as minor injuries.

Sheriff’s officials had no reports of any power failures.